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CNN
Feb 9, 2013 6:00am EST
, welcome. we are standing in the middle of providence, rhode island. this is right in front of city hall. and i haven't seen more than two people here in, i guess since about 5:00 eastern last night. i want to show you what's happening at the end of the block because an hour ago we couldn't see the end of the block and now we can. we're seeing it's getting clearer here, we're not seeing those massive wind gusts, things seem to have turned the corner here, but now the big concern is what do you do about all the homes without power? 187,000 and counting. that's the number as of 6:00 a.m. eastern of homes in rhode island without power and the power company national grid facing a very big uphill battle here. that is a very big portion of the population of rhode island. if you look relatively speaking, it's the hardest hit in terms of how many people without power relatively speaking here. why did that happen? all last night it was relatively warm. so the snow was wet and heavy and fell on those power lines, trees knocked them out. i spent last night talking to the governor, the state, t
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 3:00am PST
, i'm going to get in the car and drive out of the city for the weekend, don't do it, the roads are extremely bad, very dangerous, treacherous. people stuck on the expressway that made a bad decision to go out in the storm. certainly here in providence, rhode island, we certainly do. back to you. >> poppy, one of the brighter sides to this is the fact it struck on a weekend. so we don't have as many people trying to get to work. >>> meanwhile, live flight we're tracking reports nearly 1700 flights have been canceled today. the majority of those are to and from, yes, the northeast, and that's in addition to the almost 3,300 canceled yesterday. no flights out of boston's logan until at least sunday. and the story is pretty much the same for new york's airports. remember to check your airline to verify the status of your flight before you head out yourself. >>> already more than 30 inches of snow in some places, and it is going to keep falling through at least midday. alexandra steele following that for us. >> good morning, martin. well, what's happening so far, 34 inches in hamden, co
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 4:00am PST
hurricane force winds and bearing some cities in more than 2 feet of snow. >>> and the manhunt underway in southern california. police say chris dorner is armed and dangerous. first, though, let's keep you updated on the massive blizzard. you have to look at how big this storm really is. check out the image from space, nasa is the one that provides this to us. the storm looks like a hurricane. and it's packing winds like a hurricane, 65 miles per hour or more in some places. that wind when you combine it with heavy snow is knocking out power. this morning, more than 650,000 homes and businesses across nine states now have no electricity and more than half of those are in massachusetts alone. we now know the storm has claimed at least one person's life. police say someone died in a storm-related crash in poughkeepsie, new york, please be careful if you're out traveling. also the storm has caused more than 1,700 flights to be canceled today. and that number is certainly expected to increase. there will be no flights out of boston's logan until at least sunday. it's a similar story at new yor
CNN
Feb 9, 2013 7:00am EST
effect and is keeping that power plant at least the power plant itself operating. the city of plymouth itself, however, 90% of the homes and businesses are without power. so it is the sun is coming up, it's going to be a very long day for bostonians, but for now, people are staying home and staying off the roads and officials hope it stays that way. poppy, back to you in providence. >> reporter: absolutely, susan. i've been standing out here for far too many hours, folks. it's very cold, and there's plenty of snow for a while for you to play in. so don't worry about getting out. i want to take our viewers to the extreme weather center in atlanta to alexandra steele who has an eye on the entire situation. alexandra, what are you seeing? >> good morning, poppy. well, where poppy is, things are going to come to an end. beginning in new york city this morning. so let's just show you what we've seen thus far. hamden, connecticut, in new haven county, 34 inches of snow. madison right along the shoreline on 95, 32 inches, in new jersey, 15, worcester, massachusetts, 10, new haven at
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